Indigenous Tejas inducted into Air Force (Relevant for GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper III, Topic: Defence achievements)
First indigenous fighter aircraftThe first two contemporary or fourth generation Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas,’ designed and built in India, joined the Indian Air Force’s squadron. The induction marked the fruition of a 33-year, nearly Rs. 8000-crore national dream to have an Indian fighter in the country’s air defence fleet.Tejas has been developed for the IAF and... Continued.